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  FOX    KTVU Noon News    News  News/Business. New. (CC)  

    January 9, 2013
    12:00 - 12:30pm PST  

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the warning given to the bar pilot who led an oil tanker into the base of the bay bridge, new information about the suspect who stole an historic box from the oakland museum. and what barry bonds, was he voted in the hall of fame? at noon.
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the baseball hall of fame ballots are in with the results that has not been seen in 17 years. good afternoon. i'm tori campbell. decision came down one hour ago and barry bonds will not be inducted this year into the baseball hall of fame. ktvu's tara moriarty joins us live now with a look at how
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many vote esgot and what happened to the other -- votes he got and what happened to the other players. >> reporter: barry bonds only garnered 42% of the votes. bonds isn't alone no one made it this year and that has not happened since 1996. now, many say this is a clear rebutte to the steroid. bonds, clemens and roger clemens all denied big yowas close topping the ballot with 68% of the votes. he fell 39 votes short. now, bonds hit a major league record, 762 home runs. he run an unprecedented mvp. clemens won seven cy young awards. boat finished their careers amid steroid allegations. steroids were not banned at the
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time. but criticism led to major league baseball including drug testing in the game with strict suspension penalties. now, murph and matt weighed in on the top. brian murphy told ktvu that he shot bonds should have been inducted. >> every generation is tainted in some way, whether it was -- there was rampant methamphetamine use which is now illegal. so maybe you should view this as this was the taint of the '90s and maybe we should let them in and let history tell the story down the road. >> now, the class of 2013 will be limited to three enshrined in cooperstown. bonds' name could always come up again. back to you. >> thank you. facebook ktvu fans are commenting. you can join the conversation. just visit our ktvu channel 2 face book page. authorities are upping the
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stakes as they investigate the theft of a valuable artifact from the orlando museum of california. claudine wong -- from the oakland museum of california. claudine wong has the new details on the reward that's on the table. >> reporter: it's been in this museum since the 1960s giving people a glimpse into the gold rush. >> it was a wedding anniversary gift from a san francisco pioneer to his wife in the 19 -- in the 1800s. it was created by a san francisco gold smith artisan. >> reporter: that is until monday when someone snatched it. oakland police would not release a picture citing the ongoing investigation. all we can tell you it's 7 by 9, about the size of a shoebox. it's gold with images of california on the box. >> this is a theft not just on a valuable object but the theft of the history and the heritage of our children. >> reporter: it's the second time this has happened. there was another heist in november. >> the museum believes in both
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theft, the thief came through the garden. in both thefts, he came to this area in the museum. back in november, took an item in there and then from here and then on monday took that box located right there. >> reporter: two burglaries in two month, both when the methamphetamine was closed. both caught on video. >> there are striking similarities. >> reporter: police believe the same man is responsible, described as black, 5'9" to 6 feet, medium complexion with short, black hair. wearing a dark hat, dark shoes. a $12 hurricane -- reward is up -- a $12,000 reward is up for grabs. the chp arrested a man in oakland this morning after a short chase that began when an officer tried to stop a car that came back as stolen. the chase ended on fruitvale avenue near logan street when the driver crashed. officers say he then ran from the car but didn't get car before the officer took the man into custody with the help of
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some bystanders. investigators say the man was already on parole for car theft. the arrest came as part of a chp program that recovered 141 stolen vehicles in oakland last month. we're learning new details about the case of a petaluma teenager who died in south lake tahoe over the new year's holiday. investigators say 19-year-old alyssa byrne had taken off her ski jacket and became disoriented while walking. she was found near a snowbank on friday. she had attended a music festival over the new year's holiday and may have been trying to walk three miles in freezing weather to her hotel in stateline, nevada. authorities will try to determine if drugs or alcohol were a factor in her death. we're getting new information on the oil tanker that struck the bay bridge. tom vacar joins us from san francisco with the barning the war pilot got from the coast guard just before the tanker hit the tower. tom? >> reporter: yeah, indeed. in fact, the ship now remains
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at anchor where it will stay at anchor until the coast guard releases it. we know that initial interviews with the pilot captain and crew members are concluded. alcohol tests were negative. drug tests are still pending. technical analysis and review of all records are ongoing. finally, the coast guard vessel services says audio recordings will show that the coast guard warned the ship before the collision. now, the ntsb is investigating 39 marine -- has investigated 39 accidents in the u.s. only two have been in california. the first in 2007 when the container ship cosco busan hit the bridge and in 2009, in san diego, when a small coast guard vessel collided with a small boat killing a small child. considering the massive amounts of traffic moving through the bay and the ports in la, long beach and san diego, that's an
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enviable state record. we're -- >> we are having some technical problems with tom's report on the situation with the tanker hitting the bay bridge tower, something the coast guard continues to investigate. the oakland fire department is investigating a morning house fire. it happened just before 6:00 at 1415 pampas avenue. this is video from newschopper2 to thes say everyone got out safely. pg&e must adhere to a new pipeline safety regime due to the san bruno gas explosion settlement. the contra costa times reports the utility will have to calculate a minimum safe life span for pipes. so weak ones can be replaced before they become dangerous. the settlement also requires an undisclosed amount of compensation for relatives of two victims. 44-year-old jacqueline grieg and her daughter were among eight people killed in the 2010
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disaster. president obama is expected to nominate his white house chief of staff as the next u.s. treasury secretary. jack lew has extensive public and private sector experience including budget director for presidents obama and bill clinton. he's also known for his thorough knowledge of the federal budget. an announcement is possible before the end of the week. stip college of san francisco is hoping for a deadline extension to maintain its accreditation. the school has until march 15th to come up with a plan to fix financial problems. but officials say there are some issues that will require more time to work through. the school has already made several changes, including the hiring of more experienced leaders and improving its budget management. today, san jose planners will decide if the location of a newly approved charter school plan fits with city goals. council members gave their approval yesterday for the rocket ship education charter element school on lick avenue.
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it would also provide a park and a playground for the area. some residents are opposed to the plan saying it will create traffic problems. a ferry carrying hundreds of commuters crashes into a new york pier. and get ready for a big drop in temperatures and some wet weather. ktvu's meteorologist mark tamayo will tell you when you can expect it to hit your neighborhood. >> reporter: it's a fresh, never frozen meal being served at a school.
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dozens of people continue to recover after a commuter ferry carrying hundreds of passengers crashed into a pier as it docked in lower manhattan. brian flores is in the newsroom with the latest numbers on the injured. >> reporter: good afternoon. the latest is there are at least 57 people injured. two of them critically. we're hearing that one of those two people is in a very dire condition and may die as a result of the crash. the commuter ferry was on its daily commute from new jersey to lower manhattan when it crashed as it was trying to dock at pier 11. at the time, the ferry was carrying about 320 passengers.
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it can carry as many as 400 people. many of those passengers were reportedly near the exits and on stairwells. many passengers say they were thrown onto the deck of the boat. some slamming into windows, seats and even each other. this morning crews set up a triage near the ferry and many suffering minor injuries like cuts and bruises. others suffered head and neck injury. here now passengers describe the ordeal. >> i was actually sleeping. i -- all of a sudden we just hit, boom. and people were catapulting forward. it was a big bang. all of a sudden my face was in front of me -- was in the seat in front of me. >> it was a sudden crash. everybody standing fell forward. people in their seats got thrown forward. >> there's also a 2 to 3-foot gash in the starboard valve of the vessel.
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they recently updated the propulsion system. emergency personnel, however, say they are focused on the victims. >> we had about 150 firefighters and emts and paramedics. nobody was in the water. everybody was on the boat. officials with the ntsb are sending and 11-person team headed to new york to exam be the boot. the crew was administered drug and alcohol tests. so far, the alcohol tests have come back negative. >> the drug tests may take weeks. they've canceled two ferry services as a result of the crash. brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, brian. hayward police are boosting patrols in certain neighborhoods because of a spike in crime. authorities will focus on north hayward, especially around a and mission boulevard. they say burglaries and robberies increased in the area late last year. the department has had success using the same tactic in other parts of the city. the city of antioch is closer to banning medical marijuana
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dispensaries. the city council took a preliminary vote last night in favor of a permanent ban. the vote comes after antioch declared a temporary moratorium last year. a final vote is expected later this month. >> new at noon, there's something different in the cafeterias of san francisco's schools. healthy school lunches are now being thousands of students. paul chambers joins us live to let us know what makes these lunches so much better. paul? >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. i can garn type you this is not the feel -- guarantee you this is not the meally with a kid. it's fresh, and comes with a fruit and vegetables -- and vegetable. >> take a look at this, right out of the oven. >> spaghetti and milk and yogurt. >> reporter: today is the third day that the oakland-based school districter is everybodied the students. the new meals are a healthier balanced lunch for your
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children. >> each meal is paired with fresh fruit and vegetables. they are now serving the meals for 155,000 students in all schools in san francisco. the meals are made fresh daily within a 24-hour period before being served. that way they are never frozen and always fresh with local ingredients. >> we feel like getting those quality ingredients that are locally grown, high quality ingredients is absolutely amazing for safe price. >> reporter: the district signed an 18-month contract. each meal is set to meet or exceed the requirements. it should do just that since the district is selling out $9 million a year for the new menus. >> it's not an expense. it's an investment. we invest in our kids. so if we invest in quality food that students will eat, it's an investment in academic achievement as well. >> reporter: how does it taste? the superintendent and crew sat
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down and ate lunch with the students to get feedback. they say so far it's a success and much better than the served -- meals served befores capacity. and there's also a vegetarian option available. there's also a local boost to the employee because they were able to hire dozens of workers as well. i took a taste of the meatballs, not so bad. back to you. >> thank you, paul. the san jose city council has approved a pilot program allowing outdoor seating at designated curb cafes. select restaurants are set to replace street parking spaces with widened sidewalks for eating areas bike parking and plants. businesses will and be approved install before they install the cafe platform. members of the conservation core are busy today shoring up a levee in east palo alto, they
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are placing about 4,000 sandbags on top of the levee to help prevent flooding from the creek. the creek flooded last month and damaged seven homes. big changes with our weather pattern. you probably already noticed the cloud cover. plenty of cloud cover with dense fog. we have upper level clouds pushing into the region, all in advance of showers and also a major dealing air mass that will be moving into the region. right now, you can see the cloud cover. with the cold front up to our north and even producing a few light showers as you can pick out on the stormtracker 2. not all of this reaching the ground. but activity up in the northern portions of the sonoma county and the shower activity at least the probabilities will be increasing over the next few hours, especially between 3:00 and 5:00. as far as current numbers. they are still on the cold
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side. upper 40s to the lower 50s. san jose, 50. oakland, 51. santa rosa, mostly cloudy skies and 48. forecast headlines to tonight. more cloud cover out there. some -- for tonight. more cloud cover out there. tonight, some scattered showers and the snow level is coming down with the cold air and thursday and friday, the key headline, the cold weather sticks around and then there's a freeze warning first thing friday morning. you can see the cold front here but the speckled natures of the cloud cover, that indicates a major dropoff in temperatures. more cooling this week. showers developing over the next few hours. very scattered in nature. but here's the overall trend today a and by -- today and by thursday tomorrowing, the lower elevations -- tomorrow, the lower elevations barely making it up to the 50-degree mark. this system is not producing a lot of rainfall but a few popup
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showers by 5:00. in the evening hours you can see scattered showers and this is when the cold air moves in. snow level, 2500 feet. look for tomorrow, still off- and-on showers mainly early thursday morning. by tomorrow morning we could have a dusting in the santa cruz mountains. snow level is coming down to 1500 feet. not much in the way of cloud cover or shower activity on thursday. but we'll hold onto the possibility. just offshore it's unstable enough for the boaters, we could track thunderstorms probably out to the west of the bay area. temperatures for this afternoon, mainly in the low to mid-50s for san jose, san mateo and pleasanton. we'll go with the high of 51. here is a look ahead to the five-day forecast. it's the time of year we should be talking about cold weather. so for your thursday, in the short-term a few scattered showers and then tomorrow, a few lingering showers, highest chance will be for the morning. look at the temperatures for
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thursday. warmest locations about 39 to 50. morning freeze for friday with the freeze wearning posted already. valleys and the hills and then the weekend doesn't april peer to be too bad -- appear to be too bad. just a slight chance of a shower. notice the temperature change today. bunding up. >> thank you, mark. ash -- bundle up. >> thank you mark. more than 140 fires are burning right now in australia. about 30 of them are still not contained. firefighters are racing to put the fires out before temperatures climb back up again later this week. the fires destroyed or damaged 100 homes. no deaths have been reported so far, but about 100 people are still unaccounted for. disneyland, cracking down on multi-day use park passes. who they are looking for. and jim harbaugh announces the kicker for the upcumming playoff game with the green bay packers.
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stocks edging up after alcoa kicked off the earnings season with better-than- expected revenue and taking a live look at the big board, the dow is up 48 at 13,377. the nasdaq is also up 14. s&p up 3. two people were rushed to the hospital overnight after two separate attacks in san francisco's potrero hill
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neighborhood. the first attack happened at 1:45 a.m. a man was shot in the foot on connecticut street. less than two hours later and less than a block away. another man was stabbed three times. police say the incidents do not appear to be connected. both men are expected to survive. in richmond an overnight shooting sent one man to the hospital. it happened just after 2:30 a.m. between 6th and barrett avenues. police say the bullet hit the 27-year-old man in the lower torso. he was taken to the hospital in critical but stable condition. disneyland is cracking down on park visitors who abuse the multi-day pass. disney says park employees are taking photographs of all visitors with multiday passes and anyone using the pass on a different day, must match that photo. they started to buy the passes at discount prices and then they started to rent vem to individuals a at pro of the.
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we're still awaiting an official word on who will kick at the stick on saturday in the san francisco 49ers' playoff game. coach jim hare bra is expected to make the announcement today at the 9ers training facility. bily cundiff and david akers have been competing for the job. 49er fans know all too well that akers lost his kicking accuracy this season and has missed ten of his past 19 attempts from 40 plus yards. you can always watch saturday's game right here on channel 2. our coverage begins with the playbook show at 4:00 p.m. fox picks up coverage at 4 a. 30 with the pregame show and the kickoff set for just after facebook and then stay tuned after the game for our live point after post game show. this would be the scene at the shark tank in san jose. national hockey league owners are set to meet today to vote on a labor agreement reached early sunday to end the 113-day
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lockout. the players' union have not voted yet. they expect to start the 48- game season a week from saturday. today, on the news at 5:00 -- as we mentioned, barry bonds will not be inducted into the baseball hall of fame this year. no one will. the fallout from the historic vote and reaction to what it says about the so-called steroid era in baseball. thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. we'll see you the next time news breaks.
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